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Lisbon’s Bike Hire System – How it Works

Discover Gira, Lisbon’s bike rental system. Use it to get to local attractions, or to ride along the riverfront. There are e-bikes available to help cycling Lisbon’s vertiginous cobbled streets. Plan a journey with an easy to follow map of docking stations and cycle routes.


Top Attractions in Marquês de Pombal and Beyond

Get to know Marquês do Pombal and adjoining neigbourhoods. Follow our guide to discover an area that has the largest park in central Lisbon, an impressive aqueduct, a museum with one of Europe’s richest art collections, as well as other, often overlooked, attractions.


Aqueduto das Águas Livres

Opened in 1748, the Aqueduto das Águas Livres supplied drinking water to Lisbon until the 1960s. It is possible to walk across a section of the aqueduct, though you may need a head for heights.


Top Attractions in Parque das Nações

Get to know Lisbon’s Parque das Nações and its top tourist attractions. Follow our guide to the 21st century Parque das Nações in Lisbon: a riverfront of contemporary buildings, gardens, art installations, outdoor dining options, and the impressive Oceanarium.


Top Attractions in Belém & Ajuda

Get to know Lisbon’s Belém and its top tourist attractions. Follow our guide to the riverside Belém in Lisbon: a popular destination with must-see attractions such as the Unesco World Heritage–listed Jerónimos Monsatery and Belém Tower.


Top Attractions in Alfama, Castelo & Graça

Get to know Lisbon’s Alfama and its top tourist attractions. Follow our guide to Alfama in central Lisbon: a neighbourhood of narrow streets and alleys that survived the 1755 earthquake and became a tourist destination while holding on to its historical character.


The Sé: Lisbon’s Cathedral

Halfway up a long, steep hill heading to the castle, the Sé is Lisbon’s ancient cathedral. It’s a large and impressive Romanesque structure dated from the foundation of Portugal in the 12th century.

Food & Drinks

Where to Eat on New Year’s Day in Lisbon

There are actually quite a few restaurants open for business on 1 January in Lisbon. Besides being open for lunch and dinner, some restaurants serve special New Year’s Day menus. Here’s a list of Lisbon restaurants where you can have your first meal of the year.

Attractions Praça Luís de Camões

Top Attractions in Chiado & Bairro Alto

Get to know Lisbon’s Chiado and Bairro Alto and their top tourist attractions. Follow our guide to the Chiado and Bairro Alto in central Lisbon: two popular neighbourhoods for visitors and locals who enjoy shopping, theatre, restaurants, bars, history and culture.

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